Republican lawmakers are discussing whether their tax plan should include a repeal of the Obama health law's requirement that people have insurance coverage or face a penalty. House GOP hopes to revamp the nation's tax code into legislation by Thanksgiving.
President Trump has nominated Republican Jerome Powell, currently serving on the Fed's board, to succeed Janet Yellen as chairman of the Fed.
President Trump and GOP lawmakers decided to delay DACA deal and focus on the must-pass year-end spending legislation instead, but Democrats might use the same bill to force action on DACA deal.
A group of female lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment or unwanted sexual comments experienced while serving on Capitol Hill.
Unable to repeal Obamacare, the GOP has set its sights on producing the most extensive overhaul of the US tax system in three decades. An earlier outline of the plan showed a simplified tax filing process and a reduction in the number of tax brackets.
At a Monitor-hosted breakfast for reporters, Tom Perez says the Trump team's legal difficulties notwithstanding, the Democratic Party must rebuild if it wants to reclaim power in Washington.
Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, both formerly part of the Trump campaign, face charges for conspiracy against the United States, money laundering, and false statements in the investigation of the Trump campaign's ties to Russia.
President Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort has surrendered to federal authorities and is expected in court on Monday to face charges of conspiracy as a result of the special counsel probe into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.
House Republicans are voting for a budget plan that's crucial to President Trump's large-scale tax cuts. The goal is a full rewrite of the inefficient, loophole-laden tax code in hopes of lower rates for corporations and other businesses and to spur economic growth.
The Internal Revenue Service admits delays and heightened scrutiny for conservative groups was wrong when determining tax-exempt status in 2013.The US Justice Department has since settled two lawsuits by conservative groups regarding the claims.